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Cambridge Advanced Certificate Preparation

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Evening
Part time

Duration 15 - 20 weeks

Start date Multiple available

Cost £246 - £308
(see funding options)

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Course overview

This course is designed to prepare you for the Cambridge Certificate in C1 Advanced English test. The course covers the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills you will need for the test as well as relevant vocabulary and grammar. You will receive a College certificate and will either continue with studies for Cambridge Advanced or be ready to enter for the Cambridge exam upon completion of the course. This course includes taught classes, directed self-study and personal tutorial time.  
 
The Cambridge Advanced Exam is held in December and June at Edinburgh College. Please note that there will be no classes on the two days of the examination. The cost of the exam (approximately £105) is not included in the course fee. You will be expected to buy the course materials as specified by your tutor (approximately £45). 
 
Cambridge Advanced Certificate Preparation Evening course information 
Cambridge Advanced Certificate Preparation Part-Time course information  

What you will learn

  • Developing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for the Cambridge Advanced Certificate
  • Advanced grammar and vocabulary appropriate for C1 Advanced Exam preparation for Cambridge C1 Advanced Certificate in English

How the course is assessed

  • This course is Internally assessed with the option to take the external Cambridge exam

Number of days per week

  • 2 days per week

Entry requirements

  • Aged 16 years or over
  • Pass at Cambridge B2 First or equivalent

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be invited for a test and interview where your language level and suitability for the course will be checked

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5/FCE B or National 5 ESOL

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Gain your Cambridge C1 Advanced Certificate
  • Progress to university/further study
  • Progress to mainstream Edinburgh College courses or employment

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
Sighthill Campus Evening 31/08/21 15 Weeks £246
Sighthill Campus Part time 02/09/21 20 Weeks £308

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